Matthew Shipp: By the Law of Music
By the Law of Music
Matthew Shipp String Trio
By the Law of Music (Hat Hut )
Composed by Matthew Shipp.
Recorded: New York, August 5, 1996
Rating: 82/100 (learn more)
When Shipp plays, you can hear him thinking. He seems always to be trying to reconcile his intellectual approach with his predilection to put his fist through the keys. Here’s a good example. His analytical, mathematical mind begins to twist his own piece, and then his power takes over. All the while, Parker and Maneri must conform to his will and help him find his way, which they do. In less than three minutes, this tune takes us all over the map.
Reviewer: Steve Greenlee
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